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Christianna
Christianna Wood
Chief Executive Officer Gore Creek Capital Ltd.


Ms. Wood is the Chief Executive Officer of Gore Creek Capital Ltd., an investment management consulting company based in Golden, Colorado. Ms. Wood served as the Chief Executive Officer of Capital Z Asset Management, the largest dedicated sponsor of hedge funds, from 2008 through July 2009. Previously, Ms. Wood was the Senior Investment Officer for the Global Equity unit of the California Public Employees' Retirement System (CalPERS) for five years. Prior to her service for CalPERS, Ms. Wood served as a Principal of several investment management organizations. She is a member of the Board of Trustees of Vassar College where she serves on the Investment, Audit and Budget and Finance Committees and as Chair of the Investor Responsibility Committee. Ms. Wood is Chairman of the Board of The Global Reporting Initiative and also serves as a member of the boards of Grange Insurance and The Merger Fund. She was previously a member of the Public Company Accounting Oversight Board (PCAOB) Standard Advisory Group (2006-2008) and the International Auditing and Assurance Standards Board (IAASB) Consultative Advisory Group (2006-2009). Ms. Wood was also a member of the Board of Governors of the International Corporate Governance Network from June 2008 until June 2012, serving as Chairman of the Board from June 2009 until June 2012, and served on the Board of Directors of the International Securities Exchange from 2010 to 2016. Ms. Wood obtained a Bachelor of Arts degree from Vassar College and a Masters of Business Administration degree in Finance from New York University.